What you need to apply

Prerequisite Courses

  •  The courses below are required for admission; you may apply while coursework is in progress:

Prerequisite Coursework

Biology or Zoology with Lab 1 year required
Chemistry Sequence, including
organic chemistry,
inorganic chemistry and biochemistry,
with Labs
2 years required
Physics with Lab 1 year required
Composition (writing intensive) 1 quarter or semester required
*Prerequisite course grades must be "C" or better.

**The admissions committee also recommends human anatomy, molecular biology and statistics.
***Advanced Placement credits may fulfill prerequisite requirements as long as an upper level course in that discipline is completed.

Bachelor's Degree

  • To be considered for admission, you must have a B.A. or B.S. or complete the requirements for a degree before enrollment. The degree must be from an accredited institution

Test Scores

  • Competitive scores on a standardized exam such as DAT, GRE, or MCAT. GRE scores must be sent directly to Rosalind Franklin University from Education Testing Services (ETS)


Letters of Recommendation

  • Either one committee letter or three individual letters of recommendations from persons involved in the students’ previous educational experience are required.


  • Official transcripts submitted from each college, university, and community college previously attended


  • Demonstration of interest and understanding of the medical field and its various components. The motivation and commitment to health care, as demonstrated by previous employment, volunteer work, or other experiences


  • Demonstration of leadership characteristics through academic or community service activities


  • Demonstration of a commitment to public service through variety of humanitarian activities


  • Demonstration of strong oral and written communication skills.
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